Classic Rock Almanac August 19, 2017Happy birthday to Ian Gillan!
Classic Rock Almanac August 18, 2017In 1977 The Police perform as a trio for the first time after guitarist Henri Padovani leaves the band.
Classic Rock Almanac August 17, 2017In 1960 The Beatles played their first gig in Hamburg.
Classic Rock Almanac August 16, 2017Barry Hay, the lead singer of "Radar Love" group Golden Earring, turns 69 years old today. What country does Golden Earring hail from?
Classic Rock Almanac August 15, 2017Doobie Brothers singer-guitarist Tom Johnston celebrates his 69th birthday today.
Classic Rock Almanac August 14, 2017David Crosby celebrates his 76th birthday today. Crosby's father, Floyd, was also in show business. What did David's dad do?
Classic Rock Almanac August 13, 2017In 2006, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young perform at the site of the original Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York, where, 37 years earlier, the foursome had done its second-ever concert together.
Classic Rock Almanac August 12, 2017Happy birthday to Mark Knopfler!
Classic Rock Almanac August 11, 2017Shel Talmy, the American record producer who oversaw the early recordings of both The Who and The Kinks, celebrates his 80th birthday today. The B-side of The Who's debut single, "I Can't Explain," is a song credited to Talmy that had already been recorded by The Kinks on their first album. What is its title?
Classic Rock Almanac August 10, 2017Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson celebrates his 70th birthday today. Anderson's daughter Gael is married to a star of what American television series?
Classic Rock Almanac August 9, 2017Grateful Dead founding singer and guitarist Jerry Garcia died on August 9th, 1995. In which successful 1977 movie did Garcia appear as an extra in a crowd scene?
Classic Rock Almanac August 8, 201730 years ago today, on The Edge's 26th birthday, "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" became U2's second single to reach number-one on the Billboard Hot 100. What was their first number-one?

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